Itchy skin is a common symptom in advanced stage of kidney disease. Well, is itching in kidney area also a sign of kidney disease. If so, what should you do to manage it?
Why does itchy skin occur?
1. Skin conditions and rashes
Many skin conditions itch, including eczema (dermatitis), psoriasis, scabies, lice, chickenpox and hives. The itching usually affects specific areas and is accompanied by other signs, such as red, irritated skin or bumps and blisters.
2. Internal diseases
These include liver disease, malabsorption of wheat (celiac disease), kidney failure, iron deficiency anemia, thyroid problems and cancers, including leukemia and lymphoma. The itching usually affects the whole body. The skin may look otherwise normal except for the repeatedly scratched areas.
Itching in kidney area is closely related to kidney disease due to high level of wastes and toxins under skin.
Reactions to drugs, such as antibiotics, antifungal drugs or narcotic pain medications, can cause widespread rashes and itching.
4. Irritation and allergic reactions
Wool, chemicals, soaps and other substances can irritate the skin and cause itching. Sometimes the substance, such as poison ivy or cosmetics, causes an allergic reaction. Food allergies also may cause skin to itch.
How to deal with itching in kidney area?
Treatment is surely based on the real cause. You should ask your doctor to find the real cause and take proper treatment.
If this condition is caused by kidney disease, it can be well treated by Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy. This therapy is based on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and treats kidney disease by promoting blood circulation and repairing renal intrinsic cells, which is to improve kidney function. As long as your kidneys can work normally to filter excessive wastes and toxins, thus relieve itching in kidney area.
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